January 28, 2020

Hoseline deployment: Avoid the ‘spaghetti’ pile

Posted on January 23, 2020 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Video captures how hoseline kinks and piling can hamper water flow and advancement efforts

Why firefighters grab the wrong hose for the fire

Posted on December 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

It's common for firefighters to grab a small hand line in the face of a raging fire; here's why

Fire department response to aircraft emergencies

Posted on December 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Video shows home engulfed in fire after being struck by a Cessna aircraft

Going above and beyond: Extending the ground ladder

Posted on November 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Extra rungs above the roofline provide added ladder visibility, safety

Stop for the red light: Protecting firefighters and the public

Posted on November 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Video of apparatus colliding in intersection underscores need for driver training and intersection policies

Stop for the red light: Protecting firefighters and the public

Posted on November 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Video of apparatus colliding in intersection underscores need for driver training and intersection policies

Why not using SCBA will kill firefighters

Posted on September 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

SCBA is the most important piece of PPE, and the reasons for not using it are no longer valid

Effective apparatus engineers do more than drive

Posted on September 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Video shows four ways a driver supported engine and truck crews

SCBA ‘short cuts’ put firefighters at risk

Posted on September 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Often overlooked, SCBA straps and buckles are an important part of reducing a firefighter's fatigue and entanglement risk

SCBA ‘short cuts’ put firefighters at risk

Posted on September 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Often overlooked, SCBA straps and buckles are an important part of reducing a firefighter's fatigue and entanglement risk

Heeding on-scene evacuation orders

Posted on September 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Following an evacuation order is about saving lives, not concluding interior “play time”